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April 17, 2014

Kellogg Foundation Invests $13.7 Million in Family-Engagement Programs

Thirty organizations will use Kellogg Foundation grants to enhance and create family-engagement efforts aimed at supporting early-childhood education in their communities.

April 10, 2014

Calif. Districts Ramp Up Parent-Outreach Efforts to Meet Funding-Law Mandate

California parents are sharing their top educational priorities to assist local school leaders in drafting accountability plans required under the state's new school-funding law.

April 08, 2014

Education Department Releases Family-Engagement Guide For Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan encourages schools and districts to use department-penned model to bolster school-family partnerships to improve students achievement.

April 08, 2014

Parent-Engagement Practitioners Gather at National Conference

School leaders will discuss systemic strategies to engage families in the education of their children during a national conference this week in Cincinnati.

April 04, 2014

National Opt-Out Advocacy Group Claims Website Was Hacked, 'Trashed'

Administrators of a national website that is the go-to source for information and advice about boycotting state assessments say the site has been hacked.

April 03, 2014

Philadelphia Parents at Two Schools May Choose Charters Or Stay With District

Charter operators would need parents' approval before they can takeover two failing Philadelphia public schools in the fall, according to the district's new charter transformation rules.

March 26, 2014

White House Sponsors Summits to Boost African-American Student Achievement

White House-sponsored national summits aim to bolster, support efforts to improve African-American student achievement.

March 26, 2014

District of Columbia School System Gives Parents New Forum to Air Concerns

Parents in the nation's capital will meet monthly with the public school system's chancellor to discuss academic and family-engagement strategies.

March 25, 2014

Detroit Parents Can Use New Website to Compare School Ratings, Programs

A Detroit education nonprofit partners with a national school-ratings website to provide parents more in-depth information about the city's schools.

March 21, 2014

Parent Founders of N.Y.C. Public School Struggle to Define Their Roles

Activist New York City parents seeking a more meaningful role in their children's middle school struggle to find their way.

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